WASHINGTON (KKTV) - Tyson Foods has drastically increased a recall on its ready-to-eat chicken strips amid continuing concerns of metal contamination.
In March, the frozen foods giant announced it was recalling nearly 70,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips after two consumers reported finding metal inside the meat.
Friday, the company said it was now recalling 11.8 million pounds.
According to a statement by the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the decision to expand the recall came after reports of four more customer complaints of metal in the meat, including three claims of oral injury.
The products under recall were produced on various dates between Oct. 1, 2018 and March 8 of this year. All have use-by dates of Oct. 1, 2019 through March 7, 2020.
A chart showing all the affected products can be found here.
Those who still have the chicken strips in their freezer should throw them out or return them to the store they were purchased in.
Questions can be submitted to Tyson Foods Consumer Relations by calling 866-886-8456.